Pinot Noir

 

 

Durell has a decades-long history of producing some of California’s most famed pinot noirs and chardonnays. With this vintage, you’ll discover Santa Rosa plum and brown butter on the nose which leads to an explosion of baked cherry, white pepper, and baking spices.

Prior vintages have received: 

  • 96 pts from Wine Enthusiast
  • 95 pts from Blue Lifestyle
  • 95 pts from International Wine Report
  • 95 pts from Wine Spectator.

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Gap’s Crown’s vines are specifically planted to withstand the morning fog and powerful winds, and what has come from them is a classic Sonoma pinot that is rich and boisterous, containing notes that converge into mouthwatering blackberry, boysenberry, and ginger.

Prior vintages have received:

  • 96 pts from Wine Enthusiast
  • 96 pts from Blue Lifestyle
  • 95 pts from International Wine Report
  • Gold from San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition

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The 2019 vintage is characterized by tart pomegranate and cardamom on the nose, with strawberry rhubarb and bergamot on the palate. This vintage epitomizes the elegance and beauty that is the hallmark of the Walala Vineyard and its redwood forested location.

Prior vintages have received:

  • 95 pts from Wine Enthusiast
  • 95 pts from Blue Lifestyle
  • 94 pts from International Wine Report
  • Gold from Sonoma County Harvest Fair

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Perched on a sloping hilltop, surrounded by apple orchards west of Sebastopol, the William James Vineyard is a sanctuary for pinot noir. This vintage has expressed a rich texture with expressive spiciness and black cherry that is blowing our minds, the perfect representation of our expectations from our newest vineyard addition. 

Prior vintages have received:

  • 96 pts from Wine Enthusiast
  • 96 pts from International Wine Report
  • 96 pts, Gold from North Coast Wine Challenge
  • 94 pts from Blue Lifestyle

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